Marc Gasol scored 23 points and chipped in with 12 rebounds for Memphis on Wednesday, leading the Grizzlies to a 91-85 victory over Portland at FedExForum.
Bettors who backed the Grizzlies were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 7.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 186.5.
Mike Conley had 20 points for Memphis and Jerryd Bayless chipped in with 13 points. Mike Conley had 6 assists for the Grizzlies, while Marc Gasol was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.
Portland got 20 points from Damian Lillard in a losing cause and another 12 points from J.J. Hickson. LaMarcus Aldridge contributed 6 assists for the Trail Blazers, while J.J. Hickson had 13 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Portland were victorious, as the score was 50-38 at the break.
Memphis had a 52-38 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Memphis takes its act on the road to face Cleveland looking for another win. For Portland, they head on the road to face San Antonio.